OCLC Research and the Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE) have awarded research grants to Denise Agosto of Drexel University and June Abbas of the University of Oklahoma; Leanne Bowler, Daqing He, and Jung Sun Oh of the University of Pittsburgh; and Lynne (E.F.) McKechnie of the University of Western Ontario. The awards were presented 23 January at the ALISE 2014 Annual Conference Awards Reception in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
OCLC/ALISE Library and Information Science Research Grants (LISRG) support research that advances librarianship and information science, promotes independent research to help librarians integrate new technologies into areas of traditional competence, and contributes to a better understanding of the library environment. Full-time academic faculty (or the equivalent) in schools of library and information science worldwide are eligible to apply for grants of up to $15,000.
ALISE (Association for Library and Information Science Education) is a non-profit organization that serves as the intellectual home of university faculty in graduate programs in library and information science in North America.
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